James “The Amazing” Randi is a magician, investigator of psychic claims, author (Flim-Flam!, The Faith Healers, The Mask of Nostradamus, The Magic of Uri Geller), and the president of the James Randi Educational Foundation. He was a founding fellow of CSICOP. This article is based on a special presentation on investigating psychics he gave at the Fifth World Skeptics Congress, Abano Terme, Italy, October 8—10, 2004.
A Consistently Erroneous Technology
James Randi addresses the sham of ‘Facilitated Communication’
Any nonsense that powerful people such as Oprah Winfrey choose to promote is featured as fact, quackery is extolled, and pseudoscience is flaunted in news media rather than on pulp magazine racks.
We’re already seeing a comeback of measles due to drops in vaccination rates.
Farewell, Fellow Warrior
Martin always expressed his delight at something that he had just stumbled upon or that had occurred to his agile mind as he applied it to a problem at hand.
James Randi remembers Arthur C. Clarke
Randi describes some of the people who apply for his foundation's $1 million challenge for evidence of paranormal powers.
Johnny Carson Remembered
A very bright light in my life has gone out. Forgive me if what follows is a little disorganized, but I've just heard that...
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